WAVES '98 • SAMT • THEN THEY SAID: REFUGEE

ELY DAGHER, CHADY AOUN, JACOB BOSWALL AND PERSIS LOVE

4 December 2018, 6 PM - 7 PM

WAVES '98| ELY DAGHER

2015 | 15min

Arabic with English Subtitles

Disillusioned with his life in the suburbs of segregated Beirut, Omar's discovery lures him into the depths of the city. Immersed in a world that is so close yet so isolated from his reality that he eventually finds himself struggling to keep his attachments, his sense of home.

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SILENCE | CHADI AOUN
2016 | 15min
Arabic with English Subtitles

In a fanatic dictatorship, modern dance is the secret code of the silent resistance. At out-of-the-way places in town, young people celebrate the hidden joy of life with their bodies, to cope with the terror they experienced. Silence is an introduction to a dysfunctional society about to implode.

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THEN THEY SAID: REFUGEE | JACOB BOSWALL AND PERSIS LOVE

2015 | 28min
Arabic with English Subtitles

The film tells the story of Fadi, a theatre instructor, living in Dheisheh refugee camp. He teaches his young students non-violent resistance, and how to grasp of their own Palestinian heritage. But when the line between violence and non-violence blurs, existential and sensitive questions arise making it difficult to know what to teach the next generation of West Bankers.

Location: Auditorium, Second Floor

Free Entrance | Limited Seats

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